Institute for Advanced Study
Archive-It Partner Since: Apr, 2013
Organization Type: Colleges & Universities
The Institute for Advanced Study is one of the world's leading centers for theoretical research and intellectual inquiry. A private, independent academic institution located in Princeton, New Jersey, it was founded in 1930 by philanthropists Louis Bamberger and his sister Caroline Bamberger Fuld, and established through the vision of founding Director Abraham Flexner. Past Faculty and scholars have included Albert Einstein, Kurt Gödel, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Erwin Panofsky, Hetty Goldman, Homer A. Thompson, John von Neumann, George Kennan, Hermann Weyl, and Clifford Geertz. The Shelby White and Leon Levy Archives Center serves as the Institute for Advanced Study's Archives and documents the Institute's history and the many significant people that have shaped it.